Risk Management tools can help offset low corn prices


Corn prices have tumbled to their lowest level in years as the likelihood of a large crop looms while trade disruptions and im­­pacts from COVID-19 curtail de­mand. 

But farmers can improve their revenue opportunities by using a variety of risk management tools, according to Ed Kordick, Iowa Farm Bureau farmer education program manager.

“The last several years, yield has been the key to revenue for many farmers,” Kordick said. “Let’s hope that is the case again this year, but also use...

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